Legal Question in Social Security Law in Michigan

permanent disaility

I am a 42yr old male who is bipolar, with bursitis in one shoulder,&have herniated discs,deteriated discs,&missing discs,nerve damage,&arthritis in back, i have good weeks & bad weeks.I still want to work,but my plant is scheduled to close in 15 months,& i'm worried about my ability to get another job with said problems,especialy with the shrinking job market.

Asked on 4/20/08, 3:50 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

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Re: permanent disaility

Yes, you can file an application for social security disability once you are laid off. You should be able to also file for unemployment.

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Answered on 4/20/08, 9:18 pm

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